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October 15, 2019

Sri Lanka Presidential Hopeful Says Won’t Honor Deal with UN

By Associated Press
Gotabaya Rajapaksa says he won’t recognized an agreement to investigate alleged war crimes

October 11, 2019

India Releases 3 Low-Ranking Kashmiri Politicians

By Associated Press
The three released leaders are Yawar Mir, Noor Mohammed, and Shoiab Lone.
October 07, 2019

Malaysia Fines 80 Entities for Alleged 1MDB Payments

By Associated Press
The country’s anti-graft agency has ordered 80 people and groups to pay fines totaling about $100 million.

October 03, 2019

Philippine Official Tweets Order for New Protest Against China

By Associated Press
In response to Chinese encroachment in South China Sea, Philippine foreign secretary tweets in all caps order to file a diplomatic protest.

October 01, 2019

Hong Kong Protester Shot as China Marks 70th Anniversary

By Associated Press
As the PRC celebrated 70 years, violence escalated in restless Hong Kong.

September 30, 2019

Indonesia: Street Protests Resume Over New Law

By Associated Press
Indonesian students resumed protests against a new law they say has crippled the country's anti-corruption agency
September 30, 2019

With Vote Over, Afghanistan Faces Possible Political Chaos

By Associated Press
For Afghans, Saturday's vote mirrored the deeply flawed 2014 presidential polls.

September 27, 2019

Afghans Go to Polls Saturday Amid Surge in Violence

By Associated Press
Is Afghanistan ready for its upcoming elections?

September 26, 2019

Death Toll Climbs in Indonesia’s Papua Protests

By Associated Press
The death toll from violent protests in Indonesia's restive Papua province has risen yet again.

September 18, 2019

Facing US Ban, Huawei Emerging as Stronger tech Competitor

By Joe McDonald
Huawei Technologies Ltd. is the No. 2 smartphone brand worldwide.

September 17, 2019

India Arrests Senior Kashmiri Leader Farooq Abdullah Under Controversial Law

By Sheikh Saaliq
Abdullah is the first pro-India Kashmiri politician to be detained under the Public Safety Act.
September 17, 2019

The NBA’s Popularity in China Seems Endless

By Tim Reynolds
Basketball wasn't a big deal in China. And then everything changed.

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